All you need to know about paint sticks (embossing technique paint sticks)

Hello my lovely friends, how are you on this cold and snowy day? It doesn’t seem like spring is coming anytime soon… The temperature is staying below zero and a white powder has thinly covered the outside world… 😬☃ Is it the same where you are? It’s so good to stay at home and have some fun with crafting 😁😜 and play with embossing technique and paint sticks).

Beautifully emphasized floral pattern

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been having fun with embossing folders and paint sticks in many ways 😍 If you have no idea what I am talking about, you can read about three awesome and simple techniques and embossing technique itself and watch the videos in the post or just skip reading and go to my YouTube Channel and watch all the videos.

Fun and easy technique
It’s been quite a busy month

Today I wanted to thank you for the first month of blogging with me – wow, it was fast and I never thought I would be making videos! 😆😂 It is quite a success for me personally – and I wouldn’t have done that if it wasn’t for you! Thank you ❤

To sum up…

Since the blog launch on 23 January I’ve shared with you one photo tutorial and three video tutorials. Each video has been viewed over 50 times! It may sound ridiculous compared to funny cat videos or other funny videos but – as they say – Rome wasn’t built in a day, right? (hahaha) Seriously, it is A LOT to me and you all deserve a big thank you for all your comments, likes, thumbs up and shares – keep it up, lovely people! 🙂

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And today I have another video for you (the more I make of them, the easier it is to make them. The easier it is to make them, the more I can make! – that’s kinda scary 😂). You have probably seen the card I’m making here as I included it in the first video on embossing folders and paint sticks but you haven’t seen how it was made 😉 I promise it will take no more than 5 minutes 😊 So go ahead, keep reading for more and enjoy this short video 😊

Get creative 🙂
Paint Sticks – episode 3

My recent favourite kind of paint and how to colour an embossed pattern – enjoy:

I can’t say this enough, the shine is enchanting really, holographic almost – you can’t see it in photos. And the paints are mess-free, you don’t need any brushes or water (you can use a little water to dilute the colours if they are too intense, though) and they are a lot of fun to play with kids! So you can have a lot of creative fun with the little ones! 😃

Moreover, they are very affordable, the largest set of 24 colours below £15 is a great price – especially that they will last you for long, even when you get crazy creative 😁 and you don’t need any special training or equipment to play with them, you can’t overdo the layers of different colours, the more you mix in the lovelier they shimmer 🤩 What’s not to love? 😍

You can buy paint sticks here:

Want some more inspiration?

Here you go: 

 

 

 

 

 

More close up pictures (look how intense the colours are):

Your support

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Well, weekend ahead – which means busy time for me. However, I’ll be very grateful for any comments you may leave about the video or anything else. And subscribe to get notifications on new posts. And subscribe to my YouTube Channel to get notified of new videos (on YouTube under the video – hit SUBSCRIBE and ding the bell to get notifications immediately).

If you create something inspired by my ideas, do let me know, I’d love to see your creations 🙂

Keep warm and safe and have a lovely weekend! xx

8 thoughts on “All you need to know about paint sticks (embossing technique paint sticks)

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    1. Thank you, Clare 😘 for watching and for your support – I appreciate it ☺️ (and yes, I got a few pennies for your purchase, thank you for that too 😘) I hope to see you play with paint sticks soon 🤩 xx

        1. I have just looked into your DC gallery and I love what you’ve got there! Brilliant idea with the resist embossing! One more technique to add to the collection 🙂 Aren’t the colours just fantastic? When you have a chance to play some more, you will not be able to stop LOL! And they are so nice in touch when dried 🙂 Keep playing and sharing- I love where this is getting 🙂 xx

  1. Julita this is so lovely and I like the idea of finger painting too. Thank you for all your videos. Gill x

    1. Thank you so muchfor watching, Gill. Finger painting is a bit messy but even though it’s far cleaner than regular paints – and that’s what makes me so crazy about the paint sticks 😃

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